Arts & culture, every day.



Events

Wednesday, February 1

Celebrating Black History Month Through ART!
Crossroads Art Center

Sponsored by Baxter and Elaine Perkinson Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an Exhibition for African American Artists sponsored by Baxter and...

RVA West End , Free
March All-Media Show Call for Entries
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an online call for entries the March 2023 All-Media Show. There is no theme for this exhibit. All work...

RVA West End , $
Teen Craft Kit: Origami Heart Bookmarks
Richmond Public Library

Visit West End's Teen Space to check out our take and make kits! This month's kits include supplies and instructions to make heart shaped origami bookmarks....

RVA West End , Free
Westover Teens: Friendship Bracelets
Richmond Public Library

Visit Westover Hill’s young adult section to check out our take and make kits! Celebrate your friends this month with this friendship bracelet craft.

RVA Southside , Free
Town of Hope, 1927, Archibald John Motley Jr. (American, 1891–1981), oil on canvas. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, J. Harwood and Louise B. Cochrane Fund for American Art, 2017.206
9am

Celebrate Black artists, the stories they tell, and the depth and breadth of the museum’s collections and exhibitions. VMFA hosts programs for all ages...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
James River Art League Exhibit at Glenmore Yoga and Wellness Center
James River Art League
9am

Artists from the James River Art League will exhibit their beautiful artwork created under the show's theme, "Serenity and Mediative Works". Please visit the...

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Fluvanna County , Free
Library of Virginia Exhibition | 200 Years, 200 Stories
Library of Virginia
9am

The Library of Virginia, one of the oldest state libraries and archives in the nation, will mark its bicentennial in 2023 with a free exhibition — 200 Years,...

RVA Downtown , Free
Paul Ryan, Sand Bay Drawing 215, 2021, Watercolor and Ink on Moleskine, 16.5 x 11.5”. Image by Carolina Vilcapoma, courtesy of Paul Ryan.
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Arrive, a solo presentation of new drawings in ink and watercolor from Paul Ryan. The exhibition opens...

RVA The Fan , Free
English Language Acquisition ELA class (pre-registration is required)
Richmond Public Library
10am

English Language Acquisition (ELA) Richmond Public Schools Adult Services program offers ELA classes (also known as ESL) for two semesters each year. ...

RVA Southside , Free
FORGING FREEDOM, JUSTICE, and EQUALITY 40th Anniversary Exhibition
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

Forging Freedom, Justice, and Equality is a riveting interactive, multi-themed immersion into the Black experience in the history of the Commonwealth of...

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Fluvanna County , $
Donald Sultan, Black Lantern Flowers, Sept 18, 2013, 2013,  Painted aluminum on polished aluminum base, 18 x 19.5 x 3”. Edition 15/20. Image courtesy of Lococo.
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Deep Parts, a group exhibition of artworks employing and exploring negative space. The exhibition...

RVA The Fan , Free
James River Art League Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center - January/February 2022
James River Art League
10am

Five talented artist-members of James River Art League (JRAL) are featured at the JRAL Gallery at Crossroads Art Center during the months of January and...

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Fluvanna County , Free
Raoul Dufy: Drawn to Royal Ascot
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Featuring more than two dozen works on paper by the important Fauvist painter and quintessential artist of vibrant outdoor social events, this delightful...

RVA Arts District , Free
Storied Strings: The Guitar in American Art
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Storied Strings: The Guitar in American Art is the first exhibition to explore the instrument’s symbolism in American art from the early 19th century to the...

RVA Arts District , $
Bilingual Family Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe para familias
Richmond Public Library
10:30am, 11:30am

Join us at the Broad Rock library for Storytime in English and Spanish! Perfect for babies and children 0 - 5. ¡Únete a nosotros en la biblioteca Broad Rock...

RVA Southside , Free
Book Babies Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us at the West End Branch for a storytime full of songs, stories, movement, and play - perfect for babies and younger toddlers up to 17 months with a...

RVA West End , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver.

RVA West End , Free
Anne Savedge MOVIN' Art Gallery Show
Perkinson Center for the Arts & Education
11am

Movin' Work by Anne Savedge Artists’ Statement I have been photographing people involved in dance, and other movement through space, for a number of...

Chesterfield , Free
Wendy Nelson
Art Works Gallery
11am

See 4 new exhibits and 80 artist studios. Visit us Tuesday – Sunday 11 am – 5pm. Admission is free and open to the public. Exhibits include: ...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Bilingual Family Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe para familias
Richmond Public Library
11:30am

Join us at the Broad Rock library for Storytime in English and Spanish! Perfect for babies and children 0 - 5. ¡Únete a nosotros en la biblioteca Broad Rock...

RVA Southside , Free
Reni Gower, GEOMatrix: a Perfect Proof
Artspace
12pm

Artspace presents three solo exhibitions that utilize meditation and metaphor to present themes of intricacy, intimacy, and insight. The opening reception,...

Free
An installation of Treasure Tiles
Sandhi Schimmel Gold
12pm

Fine Artist and Upcycle Pioneer Sandhi Schimmel Gold will exhibit an installation of hundreds of small, mixed media assemblages called “Treasure Tiles” — art...

RVA Southside
More Hollywood stories from Gene Poe
12pm

Gene made his living in LA as an extra. In this 2nd podcast, he has more fascinating stories including working on ELLEN for 5 years, meeting Lucille Ball,...

Free
JOB SEARCH & TRAINING, RESUME HELP: Office of Community Wealth Building Barrier Navigator Office Hours
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Visit the Career Station in YOUR Community! Come talk to a Barrier Navigator about the Office of Community Wealth Building's workforce development programs,...

RVA Southside , Free
Movie Matinees @ West End Branch Library:  Elvis (2022)
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Enjoy a movie with us that you may have missed at the theater! The life of American music icon Elvis Presley, from his childhood to becoming a rock and...

RVA West End , Free
Office of Community Wealth Building Barrier Navigator Office Hours
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Come talk to a Barrier Navigator about the Office of Workforce Development's programs.

RVA Southside , Free
A Soldier's Play
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
2:30pm

1982 Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama. In a segregated Louisiana army camp in 1944, the murder of a rancorous Black sergeant stirs deep-seated animosity and...

Chesterfield , $$
Homework Help & Reading Together
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Help with reading and homework! ¡Ayuda con la tarea escolar y la lectura!

RVA Southside , Free
Love Stinks Chocolate Party
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Tired of making a fuss over Valentine's Day? Escape from the all mushiness at our Love Stinks Chocolate Party! Back by popular demand! Join us for a...

RVA East End , Free
Shalandis Wheeler Smith, Dorothy "Dee-D." Miller and Zakiyyah Jackson in "How Black Mothers Say I Love You"
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

Hard-working Daphne left her two young daughters in Jamaica for six years to create a better life for them in America. Now thirty years later, proud and...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $$

Wednesday, February 1